The plants are easy to cultivate, and are generally grown in large pots or tubs which can be protected from frost in winter.
Among Elgin's manufactures are watches and watch-cases, butter and other dairy products, cooperage (especially butter tubs), canned corn, shirts, foundry and machine-shop products, pipe-organs, and caskets and casket trimmings; in 1905 Elgin's total factory product was valued at $9,349, 2 74.
The plants are usually grown in tubs and put out in the summer months, but in the winter require to be protected from frost.
The ground ore was stirred with this solution at 7 C. in wooden tubs until all the copper was dissolved.
The chief varieties of this ware are vitrified china, belleek china, semi-porcelain, white granite and c. c. ware, vitrified porcelain for electrical supplies, porcelain bath tubs and tiles, and terra-cotta.